Presentation on theme: "What is it? Declaration on Parliamentary Openness Document drafted by NDI with the help of Sunlight Foundation and the Latin American Network for Legislative."— Presentation transcript:
What is it? Declaration on Parliamentary Openness Document drafted by NDI with the help of Sunlight Foundation and the Latin American Network for Legislative Transparency during April and May 2012 and presented in Washington, DC in May.
What’s in it? Declaration on Parliamentary Openness 1. Preamble 2. Promoting a Culture of Openness 3. Making Parliamentary Information Transparent 4. Making Parliamentary Information Easily Accesible 5. Enabling Electronic Access and Analysis of Parliamentary Information
What has been done so far? Declaration on Parliamentary Openness First draft was introduced to PMOs in Washington,DC, May 2012; Organizations divided in groups according to their regional areas commentes each of the sections of the Declaration; After Washington those comments were sistematized and many were incorporated to the doc; NDI worked on the background notes More people were invited to join in the discussion through a google group; Piece translated into Spanish.
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What’s next? Declaration on Parliamentary Openness 1. Deadline for comments JULY 31st. 2. Include a broader community of activists 3. How about reformist parliamentariand? 4. How could each of us use this in our particular countries? 5. Should we think of more specific declarations country by country or region by region? 6. Can we move forward and think of a tool to monitor our Parliaments?